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Creative DIY Tips & Project Ideas For Homemakers

Creative DIY Tips & Project Ideas For Homemakers
Frequently Asked Questions Where do you find all your tips? I've been collecting vintage homemaking magazines, books/cookbooks and craft patterns for over 20 years, I love this stuff! The internet has given me an opportunity to compile all this information into a handy resource that anyone can review. Are you legit or just someone seeking to be a big blog celebrity? I'm a pretty private person and don't publish photos of myself or my personal information...if I was trying to "fake it till I make it" so I can be a "celebrity", I'm doing a pretty poor job of things ;).

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How to Tie Basic Knots Basic knots Welcome to Basic Knots The eight knots in this section are the most basic knots - the building blocks of knot tying. Select the knots from: the index above left; the pictures above; or the Basics Usage page. Selection The knots illustrate the fundamental principles of knot tying. Making Life Easier One Tip at a Time Here is another post full of amazing tips to help you make life a little easier. Use flower pots to keep bugs and dirt off of your food during an outdoor BBQ. Tie a loop in a length of rope and slip it through the hole in the bottom for a simple handle. Source Waste less water.

Versatile IKEA Pieces for the Home Written on September 7, 2012 at 7:00 pm , by Kate I discovered IKEA five or six years ago and ever since I did, I’ve been a big fan of their affordable products. We’ve turned their Billy bookcases into built in shelving, used IKEA kitchen cabinets to make a window seat, and their Vittsjo shelves to store books and games too. IKEA products have been popping in homes featured in Better Homes and Gardens for years! Angelica Kauffman. Venus Persuades Helen to Fall in Love with Paris Angelica Kauffman. Venus Persuades Helen to Fall in Love with Paris. Oil on canvas, 102 x 127.5 cm. The Hermitage, St. Hair Romance: Sweet twist and pin variation This is another of my favourite twist and pin updos. It’s deceptively simple to do and looks both sweet and stylish. Like the French roll twist and pin, this is a great hairstyle for when you are don’t have time to dry your hair. You can easily do this style in wet hair and it will dry with a nice wave in the ends. You can even cheat by just blowdrying the top of your hair to keep it smooth. This hairstyle will hide the rest away in these sweet twists on the nape of the neck.

Room Color Schemes - Home Color Scheme If you are trying to create room color schemes for painting or decorating, the following ideas will get your creative juices flowing. Choosing the right paint color for your home involves many decisions. What is the function of the room? How much natural light does it get? Who will live there? What mood are you trying to create? 6 Insect Repellent Plants To Grow – repel: mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, fleas & more… Six insect repellent plants to grow – includes plants that repel biting insects such as: mosquitoes, gnats, ticks & fleas; and plants that protect other plants from aphids & mites etc. Planting and growing insect repellent plants provide a great opportunity to get out in the garden and plant some plants which are a perfect mix of beauty and functionality. Some people are sceptical about using plants to repel insects, whilst others are 100% convinced of the insect repelling properties of many garden plants. The thing is – if you take natural plant based insect repellents out of the equation; the only really option is DEET based products. There are serious health concerns about the toxic effects of DEET as it is absorbed into the body through your skin.

the handbuilt home : budget-friendly woodworking by ana white Happy day to all our favorite people! So we have some exciting news to share with all of you today…we’re practically jumping up and down over here, and we know you’re gonna love it! Our friend, Ana White has written a book! Rings & Things - Bead Shapes Glossary (Beader's Dictionary Definitions) Find photos, line drawings and definitions in this easy-to-use, fully-illustrated dictionary of bead shapes. Not everyone uses the same words when describing jewelry components, but a "rondelle" by any other name still looks as beautiful when it's strung. In addition to shape definitions, you'll also find descriptions of surface bead effects (like "puffed" and "corrugated") and specialty bead hole styles (like "half-drilled"). Use this free bead resource on its own and as a helpmate when you shop our online store. Live outside North America? Then you might also find our British/American Translation Glossary of Jewelry Terms useful.

Magical Self-Portraits (12 photos) Though we've seen a lot of creative self-portraits in our time, we haven't come across ones that we'd wholeheartedly call magical...until now. New Hampshire-based Sarah Ann Loreth is a self-taught photographer who has a way of making us feel as though we've walked into a storybook. "I like to try to create my own reality," she tells us. "I get so bored of mine. It's fun to create galaxies and climb trees. But I guess overall, I'm trying to find myself by being someone else."

27 Best Small Storage Shed Projects (Ideas and Designs) for 2017 It seems that no matter how much space we have, we can all use just a little bit more storage space. I have used up every inch of spare space in my home, so I decided to come up with some small storage shed ideas for my yard. These projects are simple to complete, and they will make a great addition to your home.

Suminagashi for Kids It is very rare that we feature a project here on Inner Child Fun that requires a trip to the art store, however this is the MOST requested project Emily has asked to do during Clara’s nap time. Suminagashi has kept Emily happily creating beautiful prints for hours!! Here are some tips for trying Suminagashi for kids. Suminagashi is an ancient Japanese technique for decorating paper with inks. How To Use a Stencil With Stain You guys, I am so excited to share how my doors turned out. It's exactly what I envisioned in my head. I love it when that happens!